Question about Sony XM-222 Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Can I use these to Power 2 x 200 w 8Ohms

I have 2 xm 222w amps leftover from a car I had. I need to power 2 x 200w 8 ohm Ev SX100 PA speakers. Since I have these amps lying around the house I thought I would convert them to be able to use them for these speakers. I have my audio source going to a 8 channel pro mixer which will go out to my amps then to the speakers. I am trying to cobble together a cheap system with what I have instead of spending 300 bucks for a rack mounted amp. Will they work? What Configurations should I use?

Posted by on

  • philmhoward2 Dec 05, 2008

    Two 222W amps for 2 speakers, one per... 8 ohms a piece 200w constant... Serco2000 thanks for your quick reply. you think it would just be better to spend the money for the rack amp ($300 min)?

  • serco 2000 May 11, 2010

    Hi,

    The amp could work with a power supply ( 120v AC to 12 or 13.8v DC converter ), but it will need hi power ( 30 to 50 amp ) very expensive. maybe you could find a good deal on the net.

    What kind of speakers? 4 ohm or 8 ohm? 2 or 4 speakers ?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Hi,
I think you should, the power supply could cost up to that price ( for a good one 13.8v ) and you could have a ground problem for the amps, humming sound if not properly ground.
Your welcome.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Can i bridge a Sony Xm-1652Z 2 Channel amp to 2 subs it gives me 2ohms


No - it is not 2 ohm mono stable

  • 1000W max power
  • 165W x 2, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.04% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
  • 200W x 2, 20 - 20kHz, @ 0.15% THD + N, at 2 Ohms
  • 400W x 1, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.1% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
  • OTL (Output Transformerless) circuit
  • Pulse power supply
  • Line & High Level Inputs
  • .3-6V Level Adjustment Control (RCA Pin Jacks) 1.2-12V (High Level Input)
  • 80 Hz, -18dB/octave Low Pass Filter Switch



Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Sep 13, 2010 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

What speaker componets do need to buy?


  • 1000W max power
  • 165W x 2, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.04% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
  • 200W x 2, 20 - 20kHz, @ 0.15% THD + N, at 2 Ohms
  • 400W x 1, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.1% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
  • OTL (Output Transformerless) circuit
  • Pulse power supply
  • Line & High Level Inputs
  • .3-6V Level Adjustment Control (RCA Pin Jacks) 1.2-12V (High Level Input)
  • 80 Hz, -18dB/octave Low Pass Filter Switch
And i would say that the best use of this amplifier would be for sub-woofers.

Feb 19, 2010 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

I have a sony xm-2002gtw amp and i want to bridge this amp to get the full 1200-watts,how would i wire my speakers i have two 2-ohm dual solo baric


In order to get full power from the amp you need to wire you amp ( high level input of the amp ) to your cars rear speakers both left and right ( negative to negative positive to positive ), once done you can wire your speaker to the left and right speaker output of the amp. Comment if you need more assistance. Best of luck

Feb 15, 2010 | Sony XM-2002GTW Car Amp

1 Answer

Xm-2002gtr amp keeps kicking protect light on


check your amp and speakers and make sure their both hooked up 4 ohm instead of 2 ohm because if you have 1 set of voice coils on your speakers they can only be hooked up four ohm and not bridged to your amp because if you keep trying this you will lock up your speakers if the speakers are only 4 ohm than just hook them up regular to each channel on your amp if your trying to brigde four ohm speakers to your amp it will keep going into protect or worst case scenario you will fry your speakers and you can check your ohm with a ohmmeter trust me my brother owns a stereo shop

Oct 19, 2009 | Sony Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

How to wire a sony xm-444 car audio amp so that it is a 2 channel 222w amp


Your amp is a four channel so you have 4 sets of speaker outputs. to bridge this amp to 2 channels is pretty simple, all your have to do is when connecting your speakers instead of using both +, and - from the same channel, use the + from the one channel, and the - from the adjacent channel. Do this for both speakers, if you'll notice you now have 2 empty - terminals and 2 empty + terminals, if so you did it right... Hope this helps, enjoy your amp.

Sep 17, 2009 | Sony XM-444 Car Audio Amplifier

2 Answers

I have 1000 watt sony XPLOD amp and i just installed it today. with new monster cable&ground. the green light turns on& thumping goes for a little. i try to raise up just a little bit& after 2...


it isnt getting enough power and its tripping the internal switch on the amp and putting it in safe mode. either your wire isnt a high enough gauge. you might need a capacitor or you need bigger wire.

Jun 13, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-554ZR Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Sony amp model 1652z


1000W max power
<b>
165W x 2, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.04% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
200W x 2, 20 - 20kHz, @ 0.15% THD + N, at 2 Ohms
400W x 1, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.1% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
</b>
OTL (Output Transformerless) circuit
Pulse power supply
Line & High Level Inputs
.3-6V Level Adjustment Control (RCA Pin Jacks) 1.2-12V (High Level Input)
80 Hz, -18dB/octave Low Pass Filter Switch

Jan 15, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

What size amp is this


  • 1200W max power
  • 200W x 2 RMS into 4 ohms
  • 500W x 1 RMS into 4 ohms
  • Variable 50 - 300 Hz low pass filter
  • 40 Hz EQ boost
It is stable to two ohms.

Aug 25, 2008 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

3 Answers

Help me...


If you had 4 single voice coil speakers you can create either of those 2 ohm or 4 ohm setups. If you run 2 of them in parallel you will get the 4 ohms. If you run 4 of them in parallel you will get the 2 ohms. In parallel I mean that you connect the positives together and run them to the positive on the amp and the connect the negatives together and run them to the negative on the amp. Let me know if you need more help. Good Luck.
-Andrew Hawkins

Jun 24, 2008 | Cadence TXA 6004 4 Channel High Power...

1 Answer

Amp overheating


wire size depends on source, not load capability. your amp can provide 500 watts, so gage should be about 8, provided your speakers are 2 ohms each... you can measure them with ohmmeter. If you have 4 or 8 ohm speakers, you should get impedance matching transformers. Also, you should use a supply capacitor on power feed to amp of about 10 Farads...these are large and not cheap, but they provide "backup" power for heavy bass loads.

Jun 08, 2007 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony XM-222 Car Audio Amplifier Logo

Related Topics:

117 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Car Audio & Video Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4724 Answers

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

286 Answers

Are you a Sony Car Audio and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...